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7 Ways to Protect Your Office and Employees During Flu Season

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According to WebMd, Americans suffer a billion colds each year and the CDC predicts this flu season could potentially be a very bad one. So, how do you protect your employees and keep the workplace safe and clean during flu season?  Encourage employees to stay home when they are sick.  Encourage employees to stay home from work when they are sick. The flu and other viruses can be spread through coughing, sneezing and unclean hands. One of the best things you can do to create and protect a healthy… Read More

Office Pride Leaders Play Key Roles at BSCAI Conference

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Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services is playing key roles in the upcoming Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) Contracting Success Conference. With the theme “Bet on Their Business,” the conference coming up Nov. 20-22 in Las Vegas will be chaired by Office Pride Founder and CEO Todd Hopkins, the incoming BSCAI president. Several leaders from around the Office Pride franchise system – including Jason Courtney, Chris Middleton, David Stein, Troy Hopkins and Ashley Winkle – will be speaking throughout the… Read More

It’s Time to Deep-Clean Your Office Space 

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Commercial cleaning entails everything from important daily tasks to semi-annual and annual deep-cleaning projects. Certain times of year, like the holiday season, are perfect for scheduling those larger cleaning projects that are important for both the maintenance and presentation of your facility.  When is the best time to deep clean an office?  The holiday season is a great time to have your offices, school or facility cleaned. There will likely be days with a lower–than–usual traffic level, as employees, customers, guests and students are on different holiday schedules. Breaks around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New… Read More

A Salute to the Janitors and Custodians of the World

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How well do you know the person who cleans your office? If you are like most people, you recognize their faces and wave or say good night when you leave. You might know their names. At Office Pride, we encourage you to take notice and get to know them a little better. This month, we celebrate National Custodial Workers Recognition Day on Oct. 2 and Thank Your Cleaner Day on Oct. 16. We salute the more than 23 million men… Read More

Owner of Muncie, Noblesville & Chattanooga Franchises Wins Office Pride’s Top Company Award 

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Chris Middleton, the owner of three Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Service franchises in Chattanooga, Tenn., Noblesville and Muncie, Ind., has been awarded the national company’s Franchisee of the Year honors.   Middleton was recognized with the company’s top honors at Office Pride’s annual owners’ retreat in Chattanooga. The Franchisee of the Year Award recognized Middleton and his team for exhibiting phenomenal growth, sales and customer retention and for being an outstanding leader who exemplifies the franchise system’s core values, said Todd Hopkins, founder and… Read More

The Hidden Productivity Benefit of Commercial Cleaning in Chattanooga

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Offering good benefits to your employees makes good business sense, because nurturing healthy, satisfied employees ultimately helps your business. One important benefit that is easy to overlook is a clean, efficient work environment. That’s where  steps in.   A clean and sanitized work space contributes to greater employee productivity through health and safety benefits. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that absenteeism costs U.S. employers $225.8 billion, or $1,685 per employee, in productivity losses. “Promoting safe and healthy work practices boosts profitability and productivity among employers of all sizes,” the CDC says.   … Read More

A Commercial Cleaning Company Can Tackle Your One-Time Projects

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At Office Pride, our work goes beyond regular janitorial services. Although routine cleaning is essential to preventing the buildup of mold, mildew and pollutants, sometimes you need something more, like pressure washing sidewalks or window washing. Office Pride is happy to offer a variety of special services such as these as one-time projects. A number of occasions could call for customized special services. Here are a few of the instances in which we recommend that you hire Office Pride for… Read More

How Strong Core Values Helped Office Pride Build a Successful Franchise

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services and its commitment to the company’s core values is featured on the cover of the July issue of Franchising USA magazine. The core values have not only helped attract franchisees who share the brand’s beliefs but also ensured that customers are treated right and receive great service. “How we do business is just as important to us as the excellent service we provide to our customers,” says Todd Hopkins, founder, president and CEO, in the… Read More